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TSM for System Back-up and Recovery

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TSM currently can recognized different file systems types. I woud like TSM by default to be able to recognize GFS2 file syste

TSM need to be able to recognize GFS2 file systems like it does with any other file system type seen by TSM. When TSM is installed and configured it should be able to see this file system with out any manually intervention. It should be a native s...
about 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

64 bit support for TSM System Backup and Recovery

TSM for System Backup and Recovery runs in 32 bit only mode, making it impossible to run with the latest TSM client and TDP levels. My customer is a long time Sysback customer and uses it to write bootable backups to TSM. They now must move to a 6...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Planned for future release

Ability to delete EXPORT volumes

I would like IBM to give TSM an ability or command to delete volumes marked as EXPORT based on the volume number. "DELETE VOLUME XXX discarddata=yes" does not work because exports are not part of any storage pools and "delete volhistory todate=XXX...
about 13 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Exclude C:\swapfile.sys by default in Windows

In Windows, "q inclexl" tells me that C:\hiberfil.sys and C:\pagefile.sys are excluded by the operating system. In Windows 8/8.1 (and possibly also 2012), there is a new extra paging file, C:\swapfile.sys, usually of about 256MB in size. I'd like ...
almost 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 0 Not under consideration

tsm and ilmt agent for ubuntu ppc64le

We are starting using free linux distros like ubuntu to provide several services to our customers. We run ubuntu on ibm i power hardware.It would be nice to use also tsm for backup on this machines and also have subcapicity support on ubuntu os. s...
over 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 1 Not under consideration

Support TSM Sysback for VIO Servers

Currently the only way to take a backup of a VIO server is by using the backupios command. We use Sysback (Tivoli Storage Manager for Sysback Backup and Recovery) for all of our AIX hosts. We would like to use the same product for our VIO servers....
over 9 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Dynamic Load of DB2 Logger Manager for DB2 log archive Backups

When performing DB2 log archives the DB2 logger preloads the TSM Configuration, any changes made the the archive copy group require a cycle of the DB2 instance. This creates an unnessary outage for a simple archive copygroup change, advise that th...
over 11 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 3 Not under consideration

For a CLI restore node command allow the filelist file to have over 1,000 entries. ANR4948E is currently the error returned.

Create a new system parameter, say MAXLISTEN, which can default to 1000 for maximum lines in a file list file for a restore node request; but is client modifiable say up to 100000 or even more
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 3 Not under consideration

TSM Client compatibility with the yet to be released version of Windows 2012

We wil be testing windows 2012 nextyear and rolling it out sometime in 2014. Need to know if TSM is compatible
almost 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 2 Planned for future release

image backup support for Solaris 10 ZFS filesystem

image backup support for Solaris 10, ZFS file system
over 12 years ago in Storage Protect Family / TSM for System Back-up and Recovery 4 Not under consideration